Sonja Maria Hilkhuijsen


Blockchain Council Speaker

Sonja Maria Hilkhuijsen

Blockchain Council - Blockchain 12/7/2021
Poised to lead organizational success, leveraging extended experience at C-Suite level, creating global operating models across regulatory environments, pushing regulations in creative ways to achieve global cost-efficient operating models, AML/CFT, Compliance and Data Protection with over 17 years of working experience in the Luxembourg and international financial sector.

Qualifications Summary
• Deliver active oversight of the company's business to minimize corporate risk and promote the creation of shareholder value driving results across regions, cultures, and borders.
• Optimize operations, business model, strategies, operating performance, and leadership development to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. • Elevate decision making and strategy across diverse areas of the financial market encompassing major credit institutions, PSFs, Management Companies, payment institutions, and Fund Boards. • Provide support and guidance to enhance decision making and strategy through SME in strategic planning, extensive Board management experience combined with strong analytical skills and a creative pragmatic attitude.
• Recognized for excellence in advancing Board strategy, while maintaining focus on ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations worldwide.
• Cultivate and nurture lucrative relationships with senior stakeholders and external parties through an open mind and exceptional communication skills.
• Respected as an authentic open leader, continually fostering a healthy, diverse, and positive leadership allowing communication to flow and connections to stay above and beyond a professional experience.

Regulatory Compliance | AML & KYC | Data Protection Officer| Privacy Framework | GDPR | ESG & Sustainable Solutions | Digital Documents & Processes | Strategy & Leadership | Compliance Distribution Oversight & Third Party Controls| IT & Ops Outsourcing models | Transformation & Integration | Training & Awareness | Global Operating model creation & CSSF applications | Integrations | Compliance Advisory | Regulatory Compliance | Solution Oriented & Problem solving - agile Trainer focus Financial Market Trainings, AML&CFT, Mifid II, Leadership Trainings, GDPR Trainings, Screening technology experience/Digital e-ID & KYC system solutions/platforms.